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Chanel Métiers d’Art Show at the Ritz Paris: Review

Karl Lagerfeld paraded a pre-fall collection for the 2016-17 Chanel Métiers d’Art collection as opulent as the setting — the Ritz Paris.

clock December 6, 2016Miles Socha

Business

Job Cuts at Honest Co. Could Mean IPO Tabled

The business is cutting about 80 positions in the first quarter.

clock 21hAllison Collins and Evan Clark

Fashion

Are In-Store Customers at a Disadvantage When It Comes to Returns?

The online shopper has up to 30 days to decide if her purchase was genuine or a momentary infatuation, which is not always the case for in-store clients.

clock 9hBridget Foley

Michelle Obama’s Fashion Parade

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Overview

First Lady Michelle Obama capped her wardrobe for the Inaugural Weekend festivities by stepping out at the two inaugural balls Monday night in a custom gown by Jason Wu.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Roopal Patel

Designer and Luxury

Roopal Patel Opens Consultancy

The former Neiman Marcus Group executive launched a full-service agency that specializes in retail and brand development, creative services and merchandising.

clock January 16, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Peter Som RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Scoops

Peter Som Cancels Fall Women’s Show

He had intended to show on Feb. 8 at 10 a.m. at Milk Studios.

clock January 17, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Junya Watanabe Men's RTW Fall 2013

Fashion

Junya Watanabe Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The show was a rumpled ode to haute hobo style, complete with prisoner-stripe long johns, bowler hats and models with twitching pencil moustaches.

clock January 21, 2013WWD Staff

Ann Demeulemeester Men's RTW Fall 2013

Fashion

Ann Demeulemeester Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The designer’s familiar romantic cavaliers wore slim coats with pleated vents at the back, and signature Demeulemeester layers.

clock January 21, 2013WWD Staff

Maison Martin Margiela Men's RTW Fall 2013

Fashion

Maison Martin Margiela Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The house played up the contrast between sleek tailoring and its signature patchwork creations.

clock January 21, 2013WWD Staff

Cerruti 1881 Men's RTW Fall 2013

Fashion

Cerruti 1881 Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Aldo Maria Camillo sent out a tightly controlled lineup where individuality lay in the details.

clock January 21, 2013WWD Staff

Kris Van Assche Men's RTW Fall 2013

Fashion

Kris Van Assche Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The designer jumped on this season’s hybrids bandwagon, cutting-and-pasting athletic and tailoring elements together to graphic effect.

clock January 21, 2013WWD Staff

Givenchy Men's RTW Fall 2013

Fashion

Givenchy Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Riccardo Tisci’s familiar obsessions — Americana, Latin culture, religion — were worked into one of his most restrained, and chicest, men’s collections to date.

clock January 21, 2013WWD Staff

Comme des Garçons Homme Plus Men's RTW Fall 2013

Fashion

Comme des Garçons Homme Plus Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Leave it to Rei Kawakubo to make the superkitsch supercovetable.

clock January 21, 2013WWD Staff

Real Estate

Germany Tops Study on European Real Estate

Munich, Berlin and Hamburg are among the top five markets for real estate investment, according to a report by Urban Land Institute and PwC.

clock January 18, 2013Arnold J. Karr

John Galliano Men's RTW Fall 2013

Fashion

John Galliano Men’s RTW Fall 2013

A rebel streak ran through Bill Gaytten’s collection for John Galliano.

clock January 21, 2013WWD Staff

Andreé Putnam

Fashion Features

Andrée Putman, Interior Designer, Dies at 87

The fashion world recalls the singular creativity and style of France’s high priestess of design.

clock January 19, 2013Jennifer Weil and Miles Socha

Dior Homme RTW Fall 2013

Fashion

Dior Homme RTW Fall 2013

A space exploration theme, springing from 1997’s “Gattaca,” was the vehicle Van Assche chose to “look to the future in an optimistic way.”

clock January 21, 2013WWD Staff

Hermès Men's RTW Fall 2013

Fashion

Hermès Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Sumptuous interpretations of outerwear classics rubbed shoulders with athletic influences in this self-assured collection.

clock January 21, 2013WWD Staff

Lanvin Men's RTW Fall 2013

Fashion

Lanvin Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Alber Elbaz and his men’s wingman Lucas Ossendrijver delivered an edgy, elegant collection geared to the individual dresser.

clock January 21, 2013WWD Staff

Paul Smith Men's RTW Fall 2013

Fashion

Paul Smith Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The designer sent out a run of updated classics in striking color combos.

clock January 21, 2013WWD Staff

Thom Browne Men's RTW Fall 2013

Fashion

Thom Browne Men’s RTW Fall 2013

The designer was clearly thinking inside the box for this collection, in which everything from jackets to pants was rendered in square or rectangular shapes.

clock January 21, 2013WWD Staff

Saint Laurent Men's RTW Fall 2013

Fashion

Saint Laurent Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Hedi Slimane amplified the skinny rocker look he pioneered with more color, pattern and grit.

clock January 21, 2013WWD Staff

Atelier Versace Spring Couture 2013

Couture

Atelier Versace Spring Couture 2013

This show was really about one thing: sexy dressing at its most upbeat and unapologetic.

clock January 20, 2013WWD Staff

Kevin Costner

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Atelier Versace

Kevin Costner, Olivia Munn and Melissa George were among guests at the couture show on Sunday night.

clock January 20, 2013Joelle Diderich and Paulina Szmydke

Financial

Richemont Sales Growth Slows

Parent of brands including Cartier and IWC said sales in the third quarter climbed 9.3 percent, which was short of analysts’ estimates.

clock January 21, 2013Samantha Conti

Restorations underway have transformed Le Ritz Paris façade.

Fashion Scoops

Ritz Sets Couture Week Party

Closed for renovation, the landmark hotel teams with David Lynch’s hot night spot Silencio for event.

clock January 21, 2013Alex Wynne and Laure Guilbault

Sigourney Weaver and Jessica Alba

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Dior Haute Couture

Sigourney Weaver, Jessica Alba, Zhang Ziyi and Isabelle Huppert attended the star-studded show.

clock January 21, 2013Joelle Diderich and Paulina Szmydke

Dior Haute Couture Spring 2013

Couture

Dior Haute Couture Spring 2013

Raf Simons reprised the glossy bell-shaped skirts, the pinch-waist tuxedos and the sleek bustiers worn over cigarette pants.

clock January 21, 2013WWD Staff

Christophe Josse Spring Couture 2013

Couture

Christophe Josse Spring Couture 2013

Josse drew inspiration from the maze-like streets of Tokyo, producing a variety of intertwined embroideries and serpentine trimmings.

clock January 21, 2013WWD Staff

Roger Vivier Rendez-Vous Fall 2013

Footwear

Roger Vivier Rendez-Vous Fall 2013

Bruno Frisoni plunged into Roger Vivier’s archives for his fifth Rendez-Vous collection for the accessories house.

clock January 21, 2013WWD Staff

Iris van Herpen Spring Couture 2013

Couture

Iris van Herpen Spring Couture 2013

Renowned for her use of innovational techniques, the Dutch designer produced what she referred to as “the first 3-D-printed flexible dresses.”

clock January 21, 2013WWD Staff

Giambattista Valli Spring Couture 2013

Couture

Giambattista Valli Spring Couture 2013

Curbing his penchant for hedgelike volumes and embroideries, the designer showed off his more restrained side.

clock January 21, 2013WWD Staff

Alexis Mabille Spring Couture 2013

Couture

Alexis Mabille Spring Couture 2013

The French designer’s first couture show was a saccharine affair, from the bubblegum-pink venue to the frothy confections on display.

clock January 21, 2013WWD Staff

The Buhler Quality Yarns booth at Texworld.

Retail

N.Y. Shows Explore Trade’s New World

Manufacturers addressed issues including sustainability and performance in fibers and fabrics, shifting trade patterns and economic uncertainties last week.

clock January 22, 2013Arthur Friedman

Retail

Primark Testing Waters With French Stores

The retailer’s finance director, John Bason, was quoted in the British press as saying that the stores would be opening toward the end of the fiscal year.

clock January 22, 2013Julia Neel

Giorgio Armani

Designer and Luxury

Giorgio Armani Amps Up Luxe With New Paris Unit

The women’s-only retail concept is located in a 4,850-square-foot unit on Avenue Montaigne, the brand’s seventh location in the city.

clock January 22, 2013Miles Socha and Joelle Diderich

The new deal will reduce Barneys' long-term debt from $590 million to $50 million.

Retail

Barneys New York Looking for Downtown Flagship?

Sources said the retailer is looking for multiple real-estate options in lower Manhattan.

clock January 22, 2013Sharon Edelson and David Moin

Ira Neimark on the cover of his latest book.

Business Features

Ira Neimark Shares Some Lessons Learned

Dressing for success, and getting a foot in the door, are lessons number one and two in the retailer’s college lectures and in his recently published book.

clock January 22, 2013David Moin

Gary Clark Jr. and Jimmy Page in the new John Varvatos campaign.

Media

John Varvatos Taps Jimmy Page, Gary Clark Jr.

The men’s wear brand is pairing the guitar legend with the breakout blues strummer in its spring campaign.

clock January 22, 2013David Lipke

Media

Vogue Australia’s Kirstie Clements Publishing Career Memoir

Published by Melbourne University Press and due out Feb. 28, “The Vogue Factor” is the editor’s memoir of her 25-year career at the magazine.

clock January 22, 2013Patty Huntington

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wearing Jason Wu.

Fashion Features

Michelle Obama’s Fashion Parade

The First Lady capped her wardrobe for the Inaugural Weekend festivities by stepping out at the inaugural balls Monday night in a custom gown by Jason Wu.

clock January 21, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg and Bobbi Queen and Kristi Ellis and Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Scoops

Tommy Hilfiger Returns to Park Avenue Armory

He will show his men’s and women’s collections at the venue during New York Fashion Week.

clock January 22, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Loewe and Junya Watanabe Team Up on Capsule Line

The Madrid-based leather goods maker and the Tokyo-based designer are to collaborating in honor of The Year of Spain in Japan and the Year of Japan in Spain.

clock January 22, 2013Miles Socha

An exclusive sketch by Karl Lagerfeld of his designs for the Chanel Couture show.

Fashion Scoops

Karl Lagerfeld Offers Glimpse of Chanel Couture Show

In an exclusive sketch for WWD, the designer lifted the lid off some of the elements of his collection.

clock January 22, 2013WWD Staff

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clock 11hJulia Neel

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